The wait and the rumours are finally over. HBO has announced that the final season of "Game of Thrones" will start in April 2019.

No specific date of release was mentioned.

The premium cable network made the announcement using a  teaser trailer for the long-awaited final season, which will have only six episodes.

As "Game of Thrones" prepares to take its last lap, HBO is already planning a prequel series.

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Over the summer, HBO confirmed a pilot order for an in-development prequel series, which does not yet have a title.

Hollywood actress, Naomi Watts has been linked with the upcoming project.

Watch the teaser below:

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